All dress rehearsals will take place at the Administration Center. Each class will have a dress rehearsal at their regularly scheduled class time May 13-19. Dancers are expected to be on time, dressed in full costume and make-up (if necessary) and ready to dance. Please be sure your child’s name is on all costume pieces and shoes. Several classes will share their dress rehearsal time with another class. Upon arrival at the Administration Center, please go to the back annex section of the building off Evergreen Street where the dance studio is located. Parking is available in the West Parking Lot.
All classes will be sent home with their costumes in time for the dress rehearsal. Please do not wear your costume until the dress rehearsal. AHPD is not responsible for lost or damaged costumes. Specific class costume needs will be passed out to dancers during class by May 1.
Please be sure to order pictures in advance online and print out your receipt (bring printout with to dress rehearsal) or be prepared with hard copy picture envelopes (available at the Administration front desk or at dress rehearsal). Hard copies of photo envelopes will be at the dress rehearsals. When students are getting their recital pictures, parents are asked to stay in the waiting room. No photography or videography is allowed during the recital performances. (back to top)
RECITAL SHOW TIMES
The recital schedule is available here: Recital Show Times. The shows are approximately 1 hour long.
Seating will be reserved this year; all seats are assigned. Tickets are only available online beginning April 5 at 9am: www.tututix.com/AHPD Each dancer will receive a ticket code to redeem 2 complimentary tickets to each recital show that their dance class is performing in. This individual code should be typed in during the ordering process. These codes will be passed out in class beginning Feb. 13. Dancers in more than one class will receive 1 code per class.
Once you have completed your ticket purchases you will be prompted to either print your tickets or have them emailed to you. Please remember to bring your physical ticket print outs or have your confirmation email out and ready to show ticket attendants. Online tickets will close May 1.
Tickets are $6.25 each. Children 2 years of age and younger do not need a ticket if they are sitting on an adult’s lap. If you would like your child to have a seat, you must buy a ticket. Seating begins 30 minutes before each recital. For additional ticketing questions, please contact tututix directly: 855.222.2849. (back to top)
Thank you to all the families who volunteered to help backstage during recitals! Volunteers have been confirmed via email, including those who we are not able to utilize as volunteers this year. If you volunteered but did not receive an email confirmation, please contact Kyle Donahue. Parents who volunteer are with their child’s dance class for the entire recital and will not need a ticket for a seat. Each parent volunteer receives two complementary tickets to the recital, which were given in the form of a ticket code in the email confirmation. There is a parent volunteer meeting on Monday, May 1 at 6pm at the Administration Center.
» There will be a parent volunteer meeting on Monday, May 1 at 6pm at the Administration Center.
Recital t-shirts with all dancer’s names listed on the back are available for purchase until April 14. Please order at the Administration Center front desk or online with code 12978. » view the t-shirt. T-shirts are $10 each.
Recital DVDs will be available for purchase until May 23. Please order at the Administration Center front desk or online with code 12979. DVDs are $20 each and will be mailed directly to you. (back to top)
Advance-ordered flowers are available for purchase until April 14. Please order at the Administration Center front desk or use online code 12980. Flower options vary in price.
DIRECTIONS TO ST. VIATOR
Take Arlington Heights Road to Oakton. Go East on Oakton to Dryden. The school is on the corner of Dryden and Oakton. Go South on Dryden and turn into the school parking lot off of Dryden.
Please drop off dancers at the dressing room next to the entrance to the auditorium 30 minutes before your recital. Students should be dropped off at the dressing rooms located at the back of the school (off Dryden). Please use the diagram below to find the location of the rooms. Park District staff will be there to assist you. (back to top)
After dropping your dancer off, please enter the auditorium through the main entrance. The auditorium will be open thirty minutes before each recital. We ask that you please pick your child up after the recital is over and not during the recital.